Three dead as fresh downpour batters Hyderabad; Indian Army deployed in four flood-affected districts of Karnataka
Around 37,409 families in Hyderabad were affected as fresh spells of rains caused water bodies to overflow while in Karnataka, the Krishna and Bhima rivers remained in spate
Plea in Mathura court on behalf of Lord Krishna for removal of mosque from within temple premises at deity's 'exact birthplace'
On the timing of the moving court, the petitioners have asserted that the cause of action against the continuing wrong has been accruing every day
Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, is celebrated in various parts of the country with great enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated with most fervour in Mathura which is said to be his birthplace. Janmashtami 2020 will be celebrated on two days — 11 and 12 August.
Yediyurappa said he will give necessary directions and suggestions online and appealed to people not to panic
Mahesh Babu was last seen in Sarileru Neekevvaru alongside Rashmika Mandanna.
Ramayan, Mahabharat cast open up on newfound popularity among new generation, and what makes the epics resonate today
The primary cast of Ramayan and Mahabharat recall the days when they were worshiped, and celebrate the present days when they are being appreciated as actors.
Mythology For The Millennial: On the elaborate adventures of Indian Cupid Kamadeva, and his enterprising wife, Rati
Since we are so conveniently placed between Valentine's Day and Holi, it would be a good time to talk about Kamadeva, the Indian Cupid, god of love and desire, or his enterprising wife, the goddess Rati, who also rules over sex and sexy feelings, but like many happy marriages, her story is entangled deeply with his.
Krishna Janmashtami or popularly known as Janmashtami and Gokulashtami is one of the widely celebrated annual Hindu festivals that marks the birth of Lord Krishna who is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
This year, the festival of Janmashtami will be observed on 24 August across India. On this auspicious day, the famous folklore of his birth is narrated in Hindu temples and devotees organize plays and dance performances based on Lord Krishna’s life.
Andhra Pradesh governor conducts aerial survey of flood-hit state; people in low-lying areas asked to shift to safer places
Governor Biswa Bushan Harichandan on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected regions of Andhra Pradesh.
Kurukshetra produces evidence of phony piety floating, of being a Mahabharata of the flesh.
Halfway through monsoon, 72 of 100 major reservoirs in India record below-normal water storage; Gujarat, Maharashtra worst-hit
The scenario is particularly worrying in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The basin storage in Tapi, Sabarmati, and rivers of the Kutch and Godavari are "highly deficient", the data revealed.
Mirabai in song and memory: Anjali Panjabi's film explores how people on the margins embraced poet-mystic
Mirabai's love for Krishna and her decision to leave the palace and wander as a mystic earned her the ire of her Rajput clan. But she was embraced by marginalised communities and women, who could relate to her struggles and rejection of social norms – a phenomenon explored in Anjali Panjabi's film A Few Things I Know About Her
Mythology for the Millennial: Narada may be a trickster, but he deserved better than a life of illusions
While the Norsemen have Loki as their trickster, Hindu mythology has its very own Narada, not a god, but a sage hobnobbing with the who's who of the divine world.
Mythology for the Millennial: On Aravan, Arjun and Ulupi's son, who is celebrated by the transgender community in India
Aravan, a young man born of a clever mother and an absent father, who decided to give up everything, just because he wanted to help his family.
Nitin Gadkari says Centre to take up Rs 60,000-crore Godavari-Cauvery linking project that 'will solve water issues in 4 states'
The Centre will soon take up a major project to link rivers Godavari and Cauvery that would resolve water issues in four southern states, Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari announced.
Art depicts Radha and Krishna cross dressing in each other’s clothes as well as Krishna bowing his head at the feet of Radha. Lal says, “Our book foregrounds the contemporary reading of gender equality by highlighting such aspects of the story.”
Telangana Assembly polls: KCR's claim to have irrigated Mahabubnagar district another tall claim from TDP leader
The Ministry of Forest and Environment gave clearance for stage I of the Palamuru-Ranga Reddy irrigation project in Telangana in April 2018. How is it then KCR is claiming that the projected achieved 90 percent completion?
Why Meera is loved across India: Her story captures the imagination, while her songs encapsulate the human condition
Meera's songs, unlike those of Surdas or Tulsidas, are simple, straightforward, directly from the heart, not remarkable for any use of poetic devices like alliteration or complex metaphors.
Janmashtami in Dhaka: Children paint their faces, dress up as Lord Krishna to celebrate the festival
Residents of Dhaka paint the faces of children as Lord Krishna to celebrate Janmashtami, the festival that marks the birth of the eighth avatar of Vishnu